Item Value
Test name Adenovirus Antigen Detection, Gastroenteritis, EIA
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 3-5 days
Performed by Quest
Normal range
Container type Stool collection container
Amount to Collect 5 mL / 5 g
Collection Instructions 5 mL or 5 g stool or swab with visible stool (1 mL stool or 1 g minimum, pea-sized portion of stool).
Collect fresh stool in sterile, leak-proof container without media, perservative or metal ion. For patients requiring the use of diapers, first line the diaper with clean plastic to prevent absorption. Then transfer 5 g or 5 mL of stool specimen from the plastic lined diaper to the sterile container.
Do not submit the diaper itself. Cap securely. Do not use M4 transport media. Do not use any preservative, media or additive.
Sample type Stool

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